CSAO: Hartford Man Sentenced to 65 Years for Cold Case Homicide, Shootings

Hartford Man Sentenced to 65 Years for Cold Case Homicide, Shootings

A 24-year-old Hartford man was sentenced today to serve 65 years in prison for fatally shooting a young woman and wounding two men with her outside of a club in Hartford’s South End in October 2010.

LUIS SANCHEZ was sentenced to serve 55 years in prison for his conviction for Murder in the death of Jeanna Flores, age 27, and five years each for his convictions for Assault in the First Degree for the shootings of two other individuals.

The sentences, imposed in Hartford Superior Court by Judge Edward J. Mullarkey, will run consecutive for a total effective sentence of 65 years to serve.

Sanchez was arrested in February 2012 as a result of an investigation by the Major Crimes Division of the Hartford Police Department in conjunction with the Hartford Shooting Task Force and the Cold Case Unit in the Office of the Chief State’s Attorney.

According to testimony at his trial, Sanchez opened fire on a group of individuals outside of 451 Franklin Avenue in Hartford shortly before 1 a.m. on October 7, 2010. Ms. Flores died from a single gunshot wound to the head. Two men with her were wounded.

Also convicted on charges related to the investigation were SANTOS GONZALEZ, found guilty of Hindering Prosecution in the Second Degree and GINA COLON, convicted of Hindering Prosecution in the Second Degree and Tampering with a Witness.

The cases were prosecuted by the Office of the State’s Attorney for the Judicial District of Hartford.



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